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|Yet, with Luther's discovery “that Christianity exists to soothe and reassure,” he |
altered Christianity: Luther's anguished conscience needed a cure, and it was
found in soothing and reassuring anguished consciences; but this particular
need at ...
|Luther's anguished cry, "Help me, Christ! Lord, awake! I am afraid," is answered |
by Satan now in a Christ-like disguise, misquoting Luther's recent words when he
exclaims: The function of Law is to show guilt - sin - to a person and to crush his ...
|... brings to his disciples, as a cruciform way ofbeing.15 A lament psalm like |
Psalm 44 only deepened Luther's anguished conscience: before God he was not
“perfect.” Outward human deeds were no substitute for the inward gift of divine
|In particular, McGinn points to the example of Angela of Foligno, which he |
suggests bears comparison with Luther's anguished notion of sub contrario (104-
106). 3 1 Carter Lindberg, 'Introduction', The Pietist Theologians (Oxford:
|Luther's anguished cry . "Help me, Christ! Lord, awake! I am afraid," is answered |
by Satan now in Christ-like disguise, misquoting Luther's recent words when he
exclaims: "The function of Law is to show guilt — sin — to a person and to crush ...
|He is to be sold at the next slave auction.” And without another word he turned |
and walked back to the house, ignoring Luther's anguished sobs. Speculation
had hardly begun about who would be assigned to replace him as the massa's
|... theologians at Trent logical and metaphysical. Luther glories in the paradox, |
the theologians are puzzled or even repelled by it. The decree of Trent was the
scholars' solution to Luther's anguished cry. Wittgenstein's lion had been
|Luther's anguished quest had taught him the bankruptcy of an exuberant piety |
that never lacked exercises for the unquiet conscience—vows, fasts, pilgrimages,
masses, relics, recitations, rosaries, works, and so on. The Reformation answer,
|... connected to Luther's anguished soul—to his chronic guilt, physical ruin and |
self-abasement, to his crucifying doubt and yearning for release. It counts for little
that he now possessed the outer trappings of easeful suc~ cess or that he had ...
|Andwithout another word he turned andwalked back tothe house, ignoring |
Luther's anguished sobs. Speculation had hardly begun about who would be
assigned to replace him asthe massa's driver when Bellcame outonenightand
told Kunta ...